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WELCOME, VISITORS! If you are a visitor to the Cathedral, we want you to know how welcome you are – whether you have come from another part of the country, from across the world, or simply from another parish here in the Archdiocese. For more information about the parish, to register, or to ask a question, visit our Sunday Help Desk at Coffee Hour. A Cathedral staff person will be on hand to assist you. Be sure to stop by the Cathedral Bookstore after Mass for a wide selection of Cathedral souvenirs as well as Catholic books and gifts.

FOR YOUR SAFETY. At each of the weekend Masses a Seattle police officer is present on the Cathedral campus.

ON THE COVER The Holy Name of God. Stained-glass window, west nave clerestory. Charles Connick, artist.

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR are offered in honor of all fathers and in loving memory of Thomas E. Long on the first anniversary of his death.

THURSDAY EVENING ADORATION. Immediately following the 5:30pm Mass on Thursday evenings, all are invited to a time of quiet prayer and adoration with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

ORDINATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD. On Saturday, June 22 at 10:00am, all are welcome to the Mass of Ordination. Three young men will be ordained for service to the Archdiocese of Seattle.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION. Next Sunday, June 23, we will have the traditional procession with the Blessed Sacrament at the end of the 10:00am Mass. It is a joyful and festive celebration with choirs and bagpipes as we bring our faith to the streets. Pope Francis has said, “At the end of Mass, we too will go out; we will go forth with Jesus, who will pass through the streets of this city. Jesus wants to dwell among you. Let us open our doors to him and say: Come, Lord, and visit us. We welcome you into our hearts, our families and our city. We thank you because you have prepared for us the food of life and a place in your Kingdom. Make us active in preparing your way, joyous in bringing you, who are life, to others, and thus to bring fraternity, justice and peace to our streets. Amen.”

HOW TO HELP SOMEONE CONTEMPLATING SUICIDE. SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, in spotting suicide-thinking and building bridges of safety for those in despair. Join us at St. James Cathedral for this program on Monday, July 1, 9am- 12:30pm or 1:30pm-5pm in the Holy Names Room. Registration deadline June 24. Information, Cassandra Pina, 206-503-6041, or www.livingworks.net.

GARDEN VOLUNTEER POTLUCK. The Cathedral Kitchen Garden team will host a potluck this Tuesday, June 18, at 6:00pm. New, old, and prospective volunteers are invited to come and learn more about our plans for the coming year while sharing food and enjoying the warm weather. We are located on the southeast corner of Madison Street and Terry Avenue, about a block from the Cathedral. Bring a dish to share if you can. Come and help us grow! RSVP recommended. Information, Dylan Hogan, 206-382-4235.

CARE FOR CREATION VISIT TO L’ARCHE FARM & GARDENS. On Saturday, June 22, join the Care for Creation committee as we explore the gardens and learn about the collaborative efforts that provide meaningful work to people with developmental disabilities. We will also learn about the L’Honey apiary, operated with St. Leo Parish. Meet at 11am at the farm (11716 Vickery Ave E, Tacoma) or carpool from St. James (departing at 10am from the Pastoral Outreach Center, 907 Columbia St.). Information or to RSVP, Patrick Barredo, 206-382-4515.

SUMMER FILM SERIES: TRICKLE DOWN TOWN Tuesday, July 2, 6:30pm in the Pastoral Outreach Center. The St. James Life, Peace and Justice Commission and the Housing Advocacy Committee invite you to a FREE showing of director Tomasz Biernacki’s Trickle Down Town, an up-close look at people experiencing homelessness in Seattle and those who are helping them. Following the film, Mr. Biernacki will join us for conversation. Information, Patrick Barredo, 206-382-4515.

ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL ON SOCIAL MEDIA. Be sure to follow the Cathedral on social media for up-to-date information about ongoing events in the life of the Cathedral! On Instagram: @stjamescathedral. On Facebook and Twitter: @stjamesseattle.

Did you know the Cathedral has a podcast? Father Ryan’s homilies are available on iTunes. Just search “St. James Cathedral, Seattle” on Apple podcasts. And of course, you can always visit the Cathedral website for up to date information on Cathedral happenings.

RICE BOWL THANK YOU. Once again, parishioners of St. James demonstrated support for Catholic Relief Services by contributing $19,296.60 through the Rice Bowl collection on Holy Thursday. Your generous support puts our faith into action by helping CRS provide expertise and compassion to the very poorest of our brothers and sisters in more than 100 countries. And did you know that our Cathedral Kitchen and Cathedral Garden are also recipients of Rice Bowl funds? 25% of all funds collected through the Rice Bowl stay right here in our community. Thank you!

Sacred Steps
Sacramental Moments at St. James

REST IN PEACE. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Peter Vo Nguyen.

Opportunities to Serve

THE CATHEDRAL KITCHEN IS IN NEED OF A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS to help with a variety of tasks that provide warm meals to our many neighbors in need. Information, Teddi Callahan, 206-264-2091.

DO YOU SPEAK VIETNAMESE OR SPANISH? St. James Immigrant Assistance is seeking ESL and Citizenship Tutors who can speak Vietnamese or Spanish. Training is provided prior to starting tutoring. Minimum 6 months commitment. Experience teaching ESL to adults is an added advantage but not necessary. Information, Caroline Okello, 206-382-4511.

SUNDAY BREAKFAST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Now that the weather is warming up, more homeless people are opting to spend the night outside, instead of in shelters. With the change in season has come an increased demand for morning meals. Early Breakfast needs a few extra hands to help feed everyone who comes to our doors on Sunday! Start your week off right by feeding those in need. Information, Dylan Hogan.

COFFEE HOUR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. We need volunteers for the 10am and 12 Noon Coffee Hours to help serve coffee and muffins and to help with clean up. Information, Jamerika Haynes, 206-382-4235.

SEEL RETREAT INVITES YOU TO DRAW NEARER TO GOD. The Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life (SEEL) is a 9 month retreat format of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, with retreat community in Seattle meeting on Capitol Hill. The SEEL retreat goes from September through May and is a powerful, lifechanging program of prayer and spiritual direction that can be done by busy people in the midst of their daily lives. SEEL is accepting applications now for the retreat starting in September 2019. Information, www.seelpugetsound.org or 206-721-3518.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL INVITES YOU to consider volunteering with us. Our Cathedral Vincentians help parish residents in need of financial aid with rent and some of life’s other necessities. We deliver our help by visiting people in their homes. Our visits are friendly and nonjudgmental. If you are a patient listener with compassion for the poor, you might enjoy and find spiritual growth in our outreach mission. We meet as a group at St James for about 90 minutes on two Tuesday evenings each month. In addition, each month most of our members do home visits (always in pairs) one or more times per month, each time taking 2-3 hours to complete the visits. Please contact us for more details and with any questions you may have. Information, Bob Clifford, 206-718-4158.

PARISH REMEMBRANCE: Throughout the year, because we are the Cathedral Church, we remember in prayer at Mass and Vespers each of the parishes and missions of the Archdiocese of Seattle on a Sunday near their feast day. This week we pray for the parishes of Holy Trinity in Bremerton, St. Aloysius in Buckley, and St. Thomas More in Lynnwood.


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